Southsea thief told to get help

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SHOPLIFTER Lesley Gale has been ordered to get help for her drug addiction.

Gale, 37, of Quinton Close, Southsea, admitted stealing £131 of clothes from Matalan in Station Street, Portsmouth, while subject to a conditional discharge.

The 37-year-old pleaded guilty to stealing £22.54 of goods from the Co-op in St James’s Road, Southsea.

Gale was ordered to have six months of treatment for her drug problem and put under supervision for six months by Portsmouth magistrates.